v About the Editors Noomi Katz, PhD, OTR, is currently professor and di- rector of the Research Authority of Ono Academic Col- lege, Israel, and is professor emeritus at the School of Occupational Therapy, Hebrew University and Hadassah. Adoption During 2010–2017, she was director of the Research Insti- tute for Health and Medical Professions at Ono Academic College. She is currently Professor Emeritus, School of Occu- pational Therapy, Hebrew University and Hadassah, Je- rusalem, Israel. For Throughout her career, Dr. Katz has col- laborated with researchers from occupational therapy and other disciplines in Israel and internationally. In 1990, Dr. Katz was the first chairperson of the Grad- uate Program in Occupational Therapy at Hebrew Uni- versity and Hadassah. She also served as chairperson of the Board of the Israeli Society of Occupational Therapy and as editor of the Israel Journal of Occupational Ther- apy. She has been a member of the Academy of Research of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation since 2005. Dr. Katz has published 4 books and 20 chapters, 120 ar- ticles, and about 100 conference presentations. Her main areas of interest include cognition, cognitive rehabilita- tion, cognitive models for intervention in occupational therapy, traumatic brain injury and stroke, mental health in adults, and measurement and treatment of executive function (EF). She was the principal researcher responsible for the series of the new Dynamic Cognitive Assessment Instruments (DOTCA–Ch, DLOTCA, and DLOTCA–G) published by Maddak. A new functional LOTCA to evaluate EF and higher cognitive abilities, the FLOTCA, is in press. Joan Toglia, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is dean of the School of Health and Natural Sciences and professor of occupational therapy at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. In addition, she holds a clinical research appointment in the Rehabil- itation Medicine Department at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill–Cornell Medical Center in New York. Dr. Toglia holds a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from New York University and an master’s degree and doctorate in cognitive and educational psychology, with a specialization in measurement and evaluation, from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. Clinically, Dr. Toglia has over 30 years of experience in neurorehabilitation, working in acute, rehabilitation, and outpatient settings with persons with stroke, acquired brain injury, and other neurological disorders. As an educator, researcher, and clinician, she is recognized internationally as a leader in the rehabilitation of persons with cognitive perceptual deficits. She has presented over 300 workshops and lectures around the world on cognitive rehabilitation, focusing on theory, assessment methods, and interven- tion strategies to support and optimize cognitive function across different ages and diagnostic groups. Only Dr. Review Toglia is best known for her work on dynamic assess- ment and the multicontext approach to cognitive rehabilita- tion. Her publications and research include assessment tools, metacognitive strategy intervention, and the relationship between cognitive impairments and functional outcomes. Dr. Toglia has been named to the Roster of Fellows of the American Occupational Therapy Association for Excellence in Cognitive Research, Education, and Practice and was also recognized with an achievement award for contributions to cognitive rehabilitation theory, research, and practice. Course adoption review only. Report unauthorized use to aotapress@aota.org
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